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File #: 23-0616    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent - Justice and Safety Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 8/3/2023 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 9/20/2023 Final action:
Title: Request approval of a contract on behalf of the Fulton County Office of the Medical Examiner and The Department of Chemistry and Forensic Science for Savannah State University. The Department of Chemistry and Forensic Science for Savannah State University hereby agrees to perform DNA kinship testing on an individual case-by-case basis as needed and requested by the Fulton County Medical Examiner Office on a case-by-case basis not to exceed $15,000.00. Effective upon approval through July 30, 2024. (APPROVED UPON ADOPTION OF THE CONSENT AGENDA)
Attachments: 1. 5.4.23 Fulton County Medical Examiner-SSU MOU (BB revision 8.8.23)-Final
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DEPARTMENT
Medical Examiner

REQUESTED ACTION (Identify appropriate Action or Motion, purpose, cost, timeframe, etc.)
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Request approval of a contract on behalf of the Fulton County Office of the Medical Examiner and The Department of Chemistry and Forensic Science for Savannah State University. The Department of Chemistry and Forensic Science for Savannah State University hereby agrees to perform DNA kinship testing on an individual case-by-case basis as needed and requested by the Fulton County Medical Examiner Office on a case-by-case basis not to exceed $15,000.00. Effective upon approval through July 30, 2024. (APPROVED UPON ADOPTION OF THE CONSENT AGENDA)
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REQUIREMENT FOR BOARD ACTION (Cite specific Board policy, statute or code requirement)
In accordance with State of Georgia O.C.G.A. ?36-10-1, requests for approval of contractual agreements shall be forwarded to the Board of Commissioners for approval.

STRATEGIC PRIORITY AREA RELATED TO THIS ITEM (If yes, note strategic priority area below)
Justice and Safety

COMMISSION DISTRICTS AFFECTED
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IS THIS A PURCHASING ITEM?
No

SUMMARY & BACKGROUND This Memorandum of Understanding between the Fulton County Medical Examiner Office and Savannah State University and its Department of Chemistry and Forensic Science for Savannah State University. This agreement will assist with positively identifying human remains in cases investigated by this office.


Scope of Work: The Department of Chemistry and Forensic Science for Savannah State University hereby agrees to perform DNA kinship testing on an individual case-by-case basis as needed and requested by the Fulton County Medical Examiner.

Community Impact: N/A

Department Recommendation: Department of Chemistry and Forensic Science for Savannah State University

Project Implications: N/A

Community Issues/Concerns: N/A

Department Issues/Concerns: N/A


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